Definition of rehouse
: to house again or anew; especially : to establish in a new or different housing unit of a better quality
Examples of rehouse in a Sentence
The organization is working to rehouse families who were displaced in the fire.
Recent Examples of rehouse from the Web
Opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn demonstrated his popular touch by calling for vacant properties to be seized to rehouse the homeless Grenfell Tower victims.
London (CNN)Families made homeless by the Grenfell Tower fire are to be rehoused in new, affordable apartments right next door to luxury private homes in one of the most exclusive -- and expensive -- parts of London.
Many wonder if the government will keep its promise to rehouse them in the same district.
People also fear they could be rehoused in areas far from public transportation.
This is feeding fears that instead of living in low-rises homes in green, residential spaces in Moscow they’ll be rehoused in vast skyscrapers on the outskirts of the city.
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Definition of rehouse for English Language Learners
: to give (a person or animal) a different and usually better place to live
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